Today in America we celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday and it’s always a big tradition where you eat lunch and dinner with family and for a lot of people it’s visiting with extended family that you might not have seen since last year. I always enjoy this holiday as a reflection of the past and to […]Read more "Thanks"
“despite all my rage, I’m still just a rat in a cage” — Smashing Pumpkins Social media sites know that we are all just rats in a cage and they tempt us to keep coming back with notifications of all the people that likes, favorites, or comments on our stuff. They know what will keep […]Read more "Spam Phone Calls"
As I wrote about yesterday, I broke my hand and I created that post typing it out entirely on my iPhone. This morning I did the same thing on Laravel News and now I’m writing this post the same way. I find typing with one hand to be pretty difficult on a traditional keyboard but […]Read more "A Creator Studio In Your Pocket"
Flickr was THE place to upload and share photos until Yahoo bought it and ruined it, much like they did Tumblr and everything else they touched. A few months ago it was announced that Smugmug was buying Flickr and was to keep it going and then a few weeks it announced pro plans and a […]Read more "Flickr"
Many households struggle in today’s hectic world to sit down and have dinner together and, according to a UCLA study, when they do, it’s typically done in the kitchen instead of the dining room. Take a look at the diagram below where the red dots are the position of a family member every 10 minutes. […]Read more "Family Dinner"
There is an old saying, “you are the sum of your friends” and it’s true. If most of your friends workout, you are probably going to workout. If most do drugs, chances are you’ll be doing drugs. Although I’ve heard this saying for many years and have always believed it, I have never experienced it […]Read more "Impressionable"
The Laracon US site was relaunched for the 2019 conference and the new design is hotness. I love that it ventures so far from the traditional clean and minimal style of Laravel. Big props to the designer Jack McDade from Statamic for it. In honor of the style I threw together a quick Apple News playlist with […]Read more "Laracon 2019 Apple Music Playlist"